Treasure Island

Abdul Wahab


The Light Of Sorrow


If I am not so rich in having lots of joy and fun
Then I must be rich as I have in plenty
Sorrow and grief

Let them come
I fear not as I have made them friends
And living amicably for long

If I do not have delight
Then, what is that to life
I have enough light of sorrow
Any layers of darkness to pierce through.

With the help of their weight
I dive into an un-fathomable deep
And challenge the sun rays
When I fly on their golden wings

If I have no joy
Then, what is that to life
As I make a feast out of sorrow and grief which
I have in abundance to enjoy,

Submitted: Saturday, July 20, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013
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